Indonesia To Supply Footballs For 2010 World Cup

Posted on March 15th, 2010 at 8:18 am by Ian


Indonesia soccer ball producer, PT Sinjaraga Santika Sport (Triple S), will supply some 200,000 footballs for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, China’s Xinhua news agency cited a local media as reporting here on Friday.

“The intensive process to produce the soccer balls for the upcoming World Cup is underway at the moment. We are ready to supply 200,000 balls from millions needed for the football championship,” Triple S owner Irwan Suryanto was quoted by the as saying here.

He said that the order from South Africa World Cup would be delivered in 20 containers.

Triple S was the only soccer ball producer in the country to have the accreditation issued by Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to supply soccer balls for World Cup.

He said that balls supplied by his firm would be part of millions merchandise products needed in the world’s football championship event held once every four years.

According to Irwan, along with China, Vietnam, Pakistan and Thailand, Indonesia has been partly supplying balls for World Cup in the last few events.

He said that FIFA requires only handmade balls for the World Cup events.

Triple S is a sport ball maker located in Majalengka, West Java. Its production capacity was 1.2 million balls per year.

Source: Bernama

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